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Crocuses and witch hazel at the Missouri Botanical Garden

  Most of the last snowfall has melted. The skies are gray, white, or blue.  Nearly everything else is some tone of brown or tan. But it is worth getting outside, perhaps at the Missouri Botanical Gardens where the crocuses … Continue reading

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Hidden Valley has downhill skiing 40 minutes from St. Louis!

We went skiing today. Downhill skiing. I felt the snow give under my skis, curving left then right, sailing down the open slope. This 310 foot drop is enough to get up some speed, enough that a straight run of … Continue reading

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